Stud sheep breeders head to Charleville Show.
Principals of the Merryville Merino stud, Boorowa, Wal and George Merriman had a very successful show in the finewool section taking both ram and ewe championships.
Two ewes from the small Corriedale stud bred at St Gregory's College, Campbelltown, were judged for the breed championship by Charlie Prell, "Gundowringa", Crookwell.
The Great Southern Supreme Merino ram sale produced the best result in years when the first ram of the sale was knocked down for $21,000 in Canberra this week.
The annual Great Southern Stud Merino field days attracted a wide audience of wool growers looking at the rams on offer which would lift the standard of their flocks.
The growing issue of ethical fashion has shone a spotlight on the sustainability of “fast fashion” and in turn, guiding the fashion industry down a road toward more sustainable fibre use.
A 19.2-micron fleece ram from Alfoxton stud, Armidale, topped the show ram performance class at the Dubbo National Show and Sale for breeders Chris and Lucinda Clonan.
Returns from Merino wether lambs are placing Merino producers at the top of their game – if they look after them – according to Landmark stud stock specialist Rick Power, Grenfell.